Karlis was born in Latvia during a time of uncertainty and his personal genetical heritage carries at least five nationalities. He has studied environmental engineering, sustainable development, leadership, mindfulness, vulnerability and communication in Latvia, Switzerland, Scotland and USA. He is an ‘edge’ worker, believing in the holistic nature of reality and conscious that the SDGs are not divisible from each other. Karlis advocates that empathy, friendship, compassion, support, vulnerability and love are major key turning points towards global regenerative development. His mission is to support and guide people through nature experience as an essential part of us turning back towards sustainable and regenerative reality.